Item description for Bare Bones Bible Handbook (Bare Bones Bible) by Jim George...
Overview A fascinating reference guide offers an overview of the major themes in every book of the Bible, covering key events, valuable lessons for everyday life, important characters and what they teach, and much more. Original.
The Bare Bones Bible Handbook by bestselling author Jim George is the perfect resource for learning about the books of the Bible in short, fascinating overviews that include...
The grand theme and main points of each book
The key men and women of God and what you can learn from them
The major events in Bible history and their significance
Quick, simple, personal applications for spiritual growth and daily living
Tips for improved personal study and a one-year Bible reading plan
Each overview takes only 10 minutes to read and will enable you to master the books of the Bible more quickly. You'll find this a clear, practical, and fascinating guide well worth keeping next to your Bible at all times. Excellent for anyone who wants to understand and mine the riches of God's Word more deeply.
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Studio: Harvest House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2006
Publisher Harvest House Publishers
Series Bare Bones Bible
ISBN 0736916547 ISBN13 9780736916547
Availability 0 units.
More About Jim George
Jim George and his wife, Elizabeth George, are Christian authors and speakers. Jim, author of A Husband After God's Own Heart (a Gold Medallion finalist) and The Bare Bones Bible(R) Handbook, has MDiv and ThM degrees from Talbot Theological Seminary. He has served in various pastoral roles for 25 years and on The Master's Seminary staff for ten years. Jim and Elizabeth have two married daughters and are grandparents.
Elizabeth George, whose books have sold more than 10 million copies, is the author of A Woman After God's Own Heart(R) (more than 1 million copies sold) and Breaking the Worry Habit...Forever! She's also a popular speaker at Christian women's events. Elizabeth and her husband, Jim, are parents and grandparents, and have been active in ministry for more than 30 years.
Award-winning California artist Judy Luenebrink has thrilled hundreds of thousands of readers with her illustrations and delightful art, including her work in Elizabeth George's bestselling children's book God's Wisdom for Little Girls. Her watercolors capture the hearts of children and parents alike. Judy and her husband, Don, have one son.
Jim George currently resides in the state of California. Jim George was born in 1943.
Reviews - What do customers think about Bare Bones Bible Handbook?
An excellent, no-nonsense primer and introduction to sacred texts. Mar 4, 2007
Christian author and speaker Jim George applies his extensive degree learning from Talbot Theological Seminary to The Bare Bones Bible Handbook: 10 Minutes to Understanding Each Books of the Bible, a plain-text, straightforward guide to what the Old Testament and New Testament of the Bible have to say. Written for lay people, and designed so that the reader can absorb the essence of each book of the Bible in ten minutes at a time, The Bare Bones Bible Handbook is enthusiastically recommended as a quick-study aid especially for anyone new to bible studies. An excellent, no-nonsense primer and introduction to sacred texts.
Excellent Book Jan 13, 2007
Concise and insightful. Around five page summary, comments, and highlights for each book of the Bible. Very useful as a study aid and arouses desire to read the Bible more. Adds substance and gives a good vantage point from which to re-read Bible having noted the outline, purpose and tone of each book/letter in advance. Proud to add to the collection!
4 stars Sep 22, 2006
**** This is not a substitute for the Bible or even a Cliff Notes edition of it, but it is handy. Each one of the sixty-six books of Scripture is summarized in first a minimalistic fashion, then with a little more substance, and then how it applies to daily life is explained briefly. There are also relevant lists and facts included at the end of each chapter as well as a "where to find it" guide. This will help you clarify your focus while reading the Word. It is especially useful if you are engaged in a course such as the Bible in Ninety Days during which you run through the entire book at break-neck speed. This is your road map on the trip. ****